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24th Family Film Awards: Ma Xiaoqiu and Shenzhan
No One Can Break Sino-American Friendship
Shenzhen and Los Angeles Celebrate Family Film Awards
The 24th Family Film Awards ceremony,
DYF Entertainment and WFI,
will be held on Wednesday, March 24, 2021
at the Universal Hilton Hotel in Universal Studios,
with a parallel venue in
Actor Dean Cain, the fifth generation of “superman”,
was the host.
Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood、《小妇人》Little
be my maybe等，都是人们所喜爱的电影，全家人能吃着爆米花喝着心仪的饮料，开心快乐度过一段家庭时光。
All the nominated films have grossed more than $100 million
and won good reputation for their value orientation.
“A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood”
“The Lion King”,
“Always be My Maybe”, etc.
are all beloved movies for fun family time with popcorn and drinks.
The nominees are Tim Allen, a 49-year-old movie star in the
United States, who seems never to grow old,
Kristen Bell dizzied fans by her sweet voice,
Scarlett Johansson, the highest paid actress, etc.
Ann-Margret, the legendary Hollywood actress, who had a
romantic relationship with Elvis Presley received the
The cast of “The Brady Bunch”
received the Iconic Television Award.
The awards will pay tribute to the classic “Back to the
Future” trilogy, which is enshrined by sci-fi fans.
Twenty movie stars have attended the venue in Los Angeles to
record, and those who were unable to attend due to the
participated via video link.
Tim Allen, Scarlett Johansson and other Hollywood stars
are the winners of nomination.
Movie Stars of The 24th Family Film Awards
The biggest highlight of this Hollywood film awards this
year is the parallel venue in Shenzhen.
While the Hollywood stars receive their awards on the
gorgeous stage at Hilton, they are taped on television at
with subtitles in English and Chinese.
Be My Maybe讲的正是这样一个故事：女孩走了，男孩留在家乡...
Shenzhen, the city that is most opening up to the world in
China, is full of our love to motherland.
As a city of immigrants, it may be void of family memory.
For life, their leave parents and children in hometowns. It
is a city missing elderly and children, the rise in GDP is
embedded with tears and parting sadness.
“Always Be My Maybe”
tells such a story: the girl left, the boy stayed in hometown…16 years
past, now the chic celebrity chef returns to her hometown.
When she plans to “open a most luxury restaurant in the land
that gave me so much hardship in my childhood”, the girl
runs into her old pal and finds her root there.
Such a story happens everywhere. It feels like a sharp knife into the
heart that hurts so much regardless of ethnics and
The venue in Shenzhen will promote
the Family Film Awards in China in 2021.
With this opportunity, the committee of Family Film Awards
will launch the
“Youth Film Support Program”,
which aims to assist young directors to chase their dreams
and to contribute to China’s film industry.
The program plans to support 10 young directors every year,
to help them grow and tell Chinese stories in Hollywood.
The “Young Film Support Program”
shows the support and love of the
Family Film Awards Chairman Dr. Ma Xiaoqiu for young filmmakers.
The song “Only Wish”
written and performed by Dr. Ma Xiaoqiu
was selected by the “Blue Ribbon” Committee,
the Family Film Award Committee, as the theme song of this
It is a tribute to those who lost lives and familie
s due to the pandemic in 2020.
The video of Dr. Ma Xiaoqiu and renowned singer Han Lei
performing the anti-pandemic song
“Only Wish – May the Sun Rise in the East”
has been edited into the prime time of Family Film Awards ceremony.
It will be broadcasted to 78 million American families on April 22
to deliver the beautiful wish of
“the land in east and the rest of the world
will live in harmony and peace”.
Ma Xiaoqiu and Signer Han Lei are performed
“Only Wish – May the Sun Rise in East”
We wish that the world will control the
pandemic successfully in 2021.
We are living as a community under the same sky.
We shall build the beautiful future together.
Home – the harbor that always waits for us to
Family Film Awards
were established in 1996
by Dr Olympia Gellini and co-produced by Dick Clark.
The first inaugural awards show was participated by
Hollywood A-listers and film industry legends and super
stars such as Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts and Sandra Bullock.
In 2020, Ms. Xiaoqiu Ma and her company, DYF Entertainment,
saw the new importance of family-centric films which provide examples of
the benefits of family relationships and succeeded in
acquiring the Family Film Awards with a view toward
expanding this annual awards event to a global audience.
The 24th Family Film Awards ceremony will be held on
Wednesday, March 24th at the Universal Hilton Hotel at
and all COVID-19 safety protocols will be followed during
the taping of the show in accordance with Los Angeles County
and CDC guidelines.
“The safety and comfort of our honorees and presenters is
our highest priority and guided our decision,”
stated Roger Neal, the Executive Producer of the show and
of this year’s Family Film Awards.
The ceremony, presented by DYF Entertainment & WFI,
will tape live in front of a limited, invite-only audience
at the Universal Hilton at Universal Studios.
Dean Cain is the Celebrity Host of the telecast.
Olympia Gellini, Founder of the FAMILY Film Awards
and World Film Institute,
Dr Jeannie Yi, CEO of DYF Entertainment,
Michael Maizes, Partner of SFM Entertainment
also serve as Co-Executive Producers.
Dr. Ma Xiaoqiu, Chairman of TCMD Investment Corporation,
owner of DYF Entertainment, and majority shareholder of Family Film Award
serves as 24th Family Film Award chair woman.
REELZ is set to air the telecast on April 23rd, 2021.
The Family Film Awards honors the best in family film and
Iconic film star Ann-Margret will be honored with
the Lifetime Achievement Award,
Producer/Writer Bob Gale will accept
the Iconic Film Award for "Back to the Future,"
the cast of "The Brady Bunch" will accept the Iconic
Tim Allen, Anthony Anderson, Kristen Bell, Scarlett
Johansson are among the nominees.
Film star Julianne Hough will present the award to Ann-
and will do a tribute dance in Ann’s honor on the telecast.
Film nominees include
"A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,"
"Toy Story 4,"
"Always Be My Maybe."
Among the television nominees are
"Last Man Standing,"
and "Finding Love in Quarantine."
will be a special live performance from "American Idol" alum
Haley Reinhart performing the Elvis Presley classic
"I Can't Help Falling in Love With You."
Guigui will perform
"Won't You Be My Neighbor?
The films which will be honored in this year's Family Film
feature stories, stars, and directors who recognize and understand the
universal importance and value of strong family
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